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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 1 15-August-03 Introduction This document describes operation and an overview of the tool and part probe canned cycles available on the 5000M (optional) and 6000M CNC products. The cycles provided perform ...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 2 15-August-03 Tool Probe G-code Cycle Designations The following summarizes the cycles available: G150 Tool Probe Calibration Cycle This is used to set the Z datum for length preset, the effective probe ...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 3 15-August-03 q Ensure when entering the values in the parameters that you are in the same units (inch/metric) as when you are running the tool preset canned cycle. Set the units in parameters to the unit...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 4 15-August-03 Table 1, Probe Orientation Settings Probe Orientation Setting Direction 1 Probe is pointing to the right as you are facing the machine in +X direction -1 Probe is pointing to the left of the...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 5 15-August-03 11. Set MC_1161: Diameter of tool probe gauge. The default gauge diameter of the tool calibration standard. MC_1161 can be overwritten by the D word in the G150 cycle. MC_1161 is used in t...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 6 15-August-03 Tool Probe Calibration Cycle (G150) Format: G150 Dn En This cycle is used to calibrate the probe. This is used to set the Z datum for length preset, establishing the center of the probe s...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 7 15-August-03 6. The spindle will come on at the RPM specified in the MC_1153: RPM for calibration and tool measurement and then the calibration standard will move over an incremental amount that is equal ...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 8 15-August-03 Tool Length and Diameter Offset Preset (G151) Format: G151 Tn Dn Qn En Fn Mn Sn Rn q Each tool must have the length set once before trying to set the diameter. Call this cycle up the firs...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 9 15-August-03 Table 3, G151 Address Words (Continued) Address Word Description E The distance to go down along the side of the probe stylus when doing a diameter pick. The maximum E value is 0.55” (13....

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 10 15-August-03 3. Execute that line if you are in Manual, or run the program if you have set all the tools up in a program. 4. If you have done a single tool in Manual, that tool is now measured and you ar...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 11 15-August-03 Format: G151 T(tool#) D(tool rough diameter) With T and D parameters only set: 1. The machine will rapid the Z-axis up and pick up the tool designated in the T parameter and rapid directly ...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 12 15-August-03 5. The tool-length register for that tool is now updated, and any value in the length wear register will be reset to zero. 6. Then the Z-axis will rapid up above the probe stylus the distanc...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 13 15-August-03 Manual Tool Length Measure for Special Tools (G152) Format: G152 Tn Dn Mn Sn Rn This cycle is used to measure the length of large face mill style tools that have a hole in the center of t...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 14 15-August-03 You must have the tool positioned over the probe stylus so that the tooth that sticks down the furthest is directly over the center of the probe stylus and above the stylus less then 0.200â€...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 15 15-August-03 Manual Tool Diameter Measure for Special Tools (G153) Format: G153 Tn Dn En Mn Sn Rn This cycle is used to measure the diameter of irregularly shaped tools or tools with a hole in the cen...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 16 15-August-03 Warning: Large tools can result in probe damage if the touch feedrate is set too fast. For this reason, the parameters: M, S, and R have been added to enable the programmer/operator to ov...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 17 15-August-03 Tool Breakage, Length, and Diameter Wear Detection (G154) Format: G154 Tn Dn Kn Jn En Un Mn Sn Rn Refer to Table 6. Table 6, G154 Address Word Address Word Description T Tool number. (...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 18 15-August-03 Table 6, G154 Address Word (Continued) Address Word Description M This is the override for the medium feedrate that was set in the User definable variable MC_1156: Z first pick, MEDIUM fee...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 19 15-August-03 must call that tool with “Tool#(Tool#) MCode6” after this cycle has been run. Part Probing Cycles This section describes operation and an overview of the part probing cycles available in...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 20 15-August-03 G142 Outside Part Corner Find This cycle will find the X & Y surface on an outside corner of a part and store that location in a work register or fixture offset register if programmed. ...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 21 15-August-03 Set the following 6000M User defined variable Machine Constants or 5000M parameters: 1. Set MC_1150: Part Probe Type, to Corded, Cordless, or Cordless SG (Strain Gauge) depending on the prob...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 22 15-August-03 Part Probe Calibration (G140) Format: G140 Qn Hn En Vn Dn An Bn Refer to Table 7. Table 7, G140 Address Word Address Word Description Q Set Q to 1 if you are calibrating to a boss verses ...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 23 15-August-03 To calibrate the probe: 1. Jog the probe to the approximate center of the ring gauge by eye and into the hole of the ring gauge at the depth that you wish the probe stylus to come in contact...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 24 15-August-03 Edge Finding (G141) Format: G141 Qn Wn q Calibrate the work probe at least once before trying to use this cycle. q A preliminary tool-length offset must be set by eye for the work probe a...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 25 15-August-03 Outside Corner Finding (G142) Format: G142 Qn Hn En Dn Vn An Bn In Jn Kn Wn q Calibrate the work probe at least once before trying to use this cycle. q A preliminary tool-length offset mu...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 26 15-August-03 Table 9, G142 Address Words (Continued) Address Word Description A The distance from the starting point to move in the X-axis to find the top of the part. The default is toward the corner ...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 27 15-August-03 Inside Corner Finding (G143) Format: G143 Qn Hn En Dn Vn An Bn In Jn Kn Wn q Calibrate the work probe at least once before trying to use this cycle. q A preliminary tool-length offset mus...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 28 15-August-03 Table 10, G143 Address Words (Continued) Address Word Description B The distance from the starting point to move in the Y-axis to find the top of the part. The default is toward the corner ...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 29 15-August-03 Out/Inside Boss/Hole Finding (G144) Format: G144 Qn Xn Yn Hn En Vn An Bn In Jn Kn Rn Wn q Calibrate the work probe at least once before trying to use this cycle. q A preliminary tool-leng...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 30 15-August-03 Table 11, G144 Address Words (Continued) Address Word Description B The distance from the starting point to move in the Y-axis to find the top of the part. The default is the current probe ...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 31 15-August-03 Out/Inside Web Finding (G145) Format: G145 Qn Xn Yn Hn En Vn An Bn In Jn Kn Wn q An inside Web is a slot. An outside Web is a standing rib. q Webs can only be measured in the X- or Y-axi...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 32 15-August-03 Table 12, G145 Address Words (Continued) Address Word Description A The distance from the starting point to move in the X-axis to find the top of the part. The default, if Q is not set or s...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 33 15-August-03 Protected Probe Positioning (G146) Format: G146 Xn Yn Zn Fn q When an X, Y, and/or Z move is programmed using the G146 (Protected Positioning Cycle), the control will stop and alarm if t...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 34 15-August-03 Skew Error Find (G147) Format: G147 Qn Sn Dn Hn En Vn An Bn In Jn Kn q G68, axis rotation, cannot be used with G147, skew error find. q Skew error is only supported for along the side edg...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 35 15-August-03 Table 14, G147 Address Words (Continued) Address Word Description S Estimated amount of angle from 3 O’clock. Default is 0 which will cause the cycle to find the angle of the back edge of...

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    Probing Cycles P/N 70000557D All rights reserved. Subject to change without notice. 36 15-August-03 Table 14, G147 Address Words (Continued) Address Word Description J Same as I only for the Y-axis. (Optional) K Same as I only for the Z-axis. (Optional) To use the Skew Error Finding C...

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